Garza Elementary School

  • Garza Elementary School serves 608 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Garza Elementary School's student population of 608 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garza Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garza Elementary School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3087 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garza Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garza Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Garza Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
94%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garza Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garza Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
5%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garza Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Garza Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.110.41
This chart display the diversity score of Garza Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garza Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Garza Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcallen Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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